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Sunday, 06 November 2016

BPS Tensegrity: we are no...

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... 'you're not like normal Physios!' - says every BPS Tensegrity client! At BPS, we continually strive to be different from just your everyday Physiotherapy practice, it’s one of the reasons why we achieve such amazing results for our clients! While in conversation with a client regarding why our practice…
Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Physiotherapist - when mi...

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It never ceases to surprise me how many people are unaware of the benefits of seeing a Physiotherapist. Moving well is not just important for sport, moving well is a part of life, & unfortunately 'it's not a birth right'. In my opinion a great Physiotherapist is two things; Physiotherapist…
Thursday, 01 September 2016

Bonding With Baby...

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The words bonding with baby and attachment together, describe the beautiful and innate relationship that naturally exists between a parent and their child. It includes the deep non-verbal emotional communication between them. The creation of a secure attachment for the child is extremely important for his/her mental, physical, emotional, intellectual…
Monday, 11 July 2016

Foot Pain - A Physio &...

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Foot pain, its such a common complaint! With the Sutherland to Surf coming up, we thought we would put two great running minds together, BPS Tensegrity's very own James Wood (Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist) and Sports Podiatrist Ryan Quintano, to get the inside scoop on how to prevent and alleviate…
Sunday, 14 February 2016

Biopsychosocial Model of ...

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The biopsychosocial model (known as BPS) is an approach that understand the biological, psychological (including thoughts, emotions and behaviours) and social (socio-economic, socio-environmental and cultural) factors, all play a significant role in human health functioning. Anyone of these factors is not sufficient, it is the interplay between biological, psychology and…
Saturday, 16 January 2016

Shoulder Blade Pain...

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Shoulder Blade Pain can be caused by a variety of factors, some of which you can treat yourself and others which may need care from an experienced professional. The following article aims to help you differentiate between the two, teach you how to self treat and point you in the…
Monday, 06 July 2015

Pelvic Floor and Lower Tu...

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What is the pelvic floor? The ‘pelvic floor’ refers to a group of muscles that attach to the front, back, and sides of the pelvic bone and sacrum (the large fused bone at the bottom of your spine, just above the tailbone). Like a sling or hammock, these muscles support…
Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Lower the change of injur...

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Yesterday I read a very curious article regarding the importance of a regular yearly physiotherapy check-up, exactly for the same reason we do dental check-ups! Dr. Shirley Sahrmann, a professor emerita of physical therapy at Washington University School of Medicine, states “We go to the dentist twice a year and…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015

The Technique of Stretchi...

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Stretching is a controversial conversation to have. There is surprisingly little 'good' research on something that is so widely prescribed! As the health science community starts to better understand how soft tissue in the body works, we begin to shed some light on some once widely believed myths about stretching!…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

How to manage an injury t...

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Do you have an ongoing injury or niggling pain that has been hanging around for years? Tried a few different things, and nothing has really fixed it? Or you can’t get on top of managing an ongoing issue like scoliosis? The team at BPS Tensegrity can help you. This blog…
Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Do you have a home gym an...

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So you splurged and bought yourself a brand new home gym for Christmas, but it’s been sitting in the garage for a month, because you don’t actually know how to use it. You live in a complex that has a gym, and you are super keen to utilize it but…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

SPIKY BALLS … FRIEND OR...

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"How many times I wish I had a camera to take a photo of my clients’ faces during a piriformis release with a spiky ball!" In this article I will underline the benefits of the Spiky Ball and why we should love it rather than hate it. I also have…
Wednesday, 23 July 2014

The Importance of Treatin...

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The idea of managing the symptoms and ignoring the cause is akin to punishing the victim of a crime and letting the culprit get away. All you’ve done is silence the victim or in this case the symptoms, allowing the real problem to keep wreaking havoc! The problem with providing…
Tuesday, 24 June 2014

KINESIO TAPE: A good alte...

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The Problem with Strapping Tape In our practice we use the strapping tape as a useful tool that can in a certain way replace our hands when the client is not at the studio. Tape may be applied to support muscles and joints as they recover from injury, but also…
Thursday, 01 May 2014

Real Time Ultrasound - Wh...

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Ever wondered if you are correctly activating your deep core muscles? Lifting your pelvic floor correctly? Turning on your deep hip stabilisers? If you have attended Pilates, yoga or rehabilitation classes post injury, chances are you have spent a bit of time contemplating these muscles. Where they lie, how they…
Sunday, 10 February 2013

Define: Stability...

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While reading and preparing for a physiotherapy course I’m attending in 2013, the word ‘stability’ has pricked my ears more than once. It’s a word that’s recently been used to excess in health science and seems to have a variety of different meanings, depending on the flavour and context of…